Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato “Frosting”

Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato "Frosting"

Cupcakes are everywhere. And why not? There’s just something about mini versions of our favorite foods that make them that much more fun to eat. It’s like each one is special and made just for you. But why let sweets have all the fun? Mini savory treats carry that same fun factor, can help with portion control and make hearty dishes easier to eat for the little ones. These cupcakes are the perfect food for any dinner party, transforming a very classic and not always loved dish into something fun and modern. Plus, if you own a rice cooker, you can do everything in one pot and have these cuties on the table in just over 30 minutes.

Ingredients
For the meatloaf:Meatloaf Cupcakes
1 lb ground beef
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1 egg
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp dried minced onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper

For the mashed potato “frosting”:
1 lb Yukon gold potatoes
1/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon butter
salt and pepper

Directions
Mix all meatloaf ingredients in a large bowl until thoroughly combined. Divide evenly into 8 silicone cupcake liners and place in your Steam Tray.

Rinse potatoes and add them to your inner pot. Cover with water until it reaches 1-2″ above potatoes. Add your Steam Tray with the meatloaf and Steam for 30 minutes.

Carefully remove your Steam Tray and set aside, allowing meatloaf to rest while you prepare your potatoes.

Drain potatoes, add remaining ingredients and mash until desired consistency. Top each cupcake with mashed potatoes and enjoy!

 

Over to You
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